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Available copies

  • 9 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Cass County.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Garden City YA DEL 2020 (Text) 0002205510684 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville YA DEL 2020 (Text) 0002205510692 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center YA DEL 2020 (Text) 0002205510676 Young Adult Fiction Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book" --Title page.
Summary, etc.:
"Liliana Cruz does what it takes to fit in at her new nearly all-white school, but when family secrets come out and racism at school gets worse than ever, she must decide what she believes in and take a stand"-- Provided by publisher.
It's fine that Lilliana's best friend, Jade, is all caught up in her new boyfriend lately. It's fine that her inner-city high school is disorganized and underfunded. It's fine that her father took off again, and she's left with her increasingly crazy mom, her heathen little brothers. But it turns out before he left, he signed Liliana up for a school desegregation program called METCO. At Westburg, Liliana-- half-Guatemalan and half-Salvadorian-- must struggle with being a minority. The only way to survive is to whiten up. When she discovers the truth about her father-- he's undocumented and he's been deported back to Guatemala-- nothing is fine. And Lili is done changing who she is, denying her culture and where she came from. -- Adapted from jacket and Goodreads.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14 up. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades 10-12. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
HL590L Lexile
Decoding demand: 95 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 89 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Racism > Fiction.
Hispanic Americans > Fiction.
High schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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